Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Balance Weight Installation

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If it does, discard it.


Unbalanced wheels can create an unsafe riding condition. If the balance weight has any play on the rib of the rim, the blade and/or clip have been stretched. Replace the loose balance weight. Do not reuse used balance weight.

Balance Weight Installation

Balance Weight


Slip the balance weight [A] onto the rib [B] by pushing or lightly hammering [C] the clip [D].

Left Side [E] Right Side [F]

Balance Weight Installation

Be sure to install the balance weight.

Balance Weight Installation

Check that the blade [A] and clip [B] are fully seated on the rim [C] and that the clip is hooked over the rib [D].

Left Side [E] Right Side [F]

Balance Weight Removal
Insert a regular tip screwdrivers [A] [B] between the rib [C] and weight [D] as shown in the figure. Pry the balance weight with two screwdrivers and remove the balance weight. Discard the ...

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